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Parkes radio telescope. The huge dish of the radio telescope at the Australian National Radio Astronomy Observatory at Parkes, New South Wales, Australia. The dish is 64 meters (210 feet) in diameter and is fully steer-able. It was completed in 1961, and can be used to record a range of wavelengths from 5 millimeters to 2 centimeters. (1989)

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Parkes radio telescope. The huge dish of the radio telescope at the Australian National Radio Astronomy Observatory at Parkes, New South Wales, Australia. The dish is 64 meters (210 feet) in diameter and is fully steer-able. It was completed in 1961, and can be used to record a range of wavelengths from 5 millimeters to 2 centimeters. (1989)